Vikings expecting tough battle from Lions despite 0-10-1 record

The Vikings had a two-game win streak snapped after last Sunday’s 34-26 loss at the 49ers, but they’re still firmly in the NFC Playoff conversation and can improve to 3-0 in the NFC North with a win at Detroit. The Lions are 0-10-1, with their only non-loss being a 16-16 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1.

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer addresses Everson Griffen mental health incident

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer briefly addressed the ongoing mental health incident with defensive end Everson Griffen at Wednesday morning's press conference. The Vikings said the team's mental health professionals have been at Griffen's house since early this morning after the 33-year-old posted a disturbing video and series of screenshots on social media.